My PlusNet contract is due up for renewal in January 2021.
I have been with them for a number of years and have a very reliable FTTC connection (synchronising at 80/20 ever since installation) More recently FTTP is now available in my area.
Currently I pay £10 pm for internet, circ £20 line rental and £5 for Evening/weekend calls so approximately £35 pm
I see that BT/PlusNet have recently announced their intention to raise prices by 3.9% + CPI
PlusNet do not offer any form of FTTP
I am therefore seriously considering moving to Zen where I can obtain a 100/20 FTTP connection for £39 with a guarantee of no price rises post contract expiry (remains to be seen how firm this will turn out!)
Going forward I would like to retain my "old" PlusNet landline number but as I have unlimited calls via my mobile provider this would be for incoming calls only. My plan would be to migrate my PlusNet number to a VOIP provider.
By way of a test I currently have a VOIP number running via AAISP (line rental £1.20pm) so this might be a possible solution. However I am unclear of the implications if I needed to transfer out from AAISP to another VOIP provider.
Does anyone have any experience of migrating a land line number to VOIP - would I need to have two simultaneous broadband connections running (aka FTTC/FTTP) until migration finished and then cease the FTTC (presumably this would incur a termination fee)